Ruben Boumtje Boumtje
NBA DRAFT 2001
Ruben Bertrand Boumtje Boumtje
Archbishop Carroll, Washington, D.C.
May 20, 1978
Selected in the second round (50th pick overall) by the Portland Trail Blazers.
Ranks fourth all-time in school history in blocks with 255 (behind Patrick Ewing, Alonzo Mourning and Dikembe Mutombo), 10th in total rebounds (710) and 15th in rebounding average (7.0 rpg).
As a junior, was an All-Big East Third Team selection.
Finished in top 35 in nation in blocks final three seasons.
As a senior, was team co-captain along with Kevin Braswell and was named Big East/Aeropostale Men's Basketball Scholar Athlete of the Year.
A math major, served as President of Georgetown University's Math Club and was a member of the Big East Student Advisory Committee.
Started every game as a senior, averaging 20 minutes.
Led team in rebounding 16 times and in scoring five times.
Topped team in blocks (2.4 bpg, 35th in nation), was second in rebounding (6.8 rpg) and field goal percentage (51.7%) and was fourth in scoring (9.1 ppg).
Scored 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds vs. Bethune-Cookman.
Posted 18 points and seven rebounds against Maryland-Eastern Shore, 19 and seven vs. Morgan State and 15 and eight against Rutgers.
Recorded eight points, nine rebounds and three blocks against Hampton in NCAA Tournament second round game, and seven points, nine rebounds and two blocks in NCAA Tournament first round against Arkansas.
As a junior, ranked first on the team in rebounding (7.7 rpg) and blocked shots (2.5 bpg, 27th in nation) and second in scoring (12.8 ppg).
Battled foot injuries late in the season.
Recorded seven double-doubles.
Scored a career-high 32 points vs. Southern University.
Pulled down career-high 15 rebounds against James Madison.
Blocked seven shots vs. Villanova, tying a career best.
Named Big East Player of the Week.
As a sophomore, started all 31 games, averaging 27.5 minutes.
Finished first on the team in blocks (2.9 bpg, 13th in nation), second in rebounding (7.0 rpg) and fourth in scoring (8.5 ppg).
Posted five double-doubles.
Scored 10 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and blocked six shots vs. Providence.
Recorded career-high four assists against both Providence and St. John's.
Registered career-high four steals vs. Notre Dame.
Tied a career-high with seven blocks against Miami (Fla.).
Limited to only six games and 80 minutes as a freshman due to an injury to his left wrist.
Blocked 10 shots in those six games.
|Three-point field goals: 1997-98, 0-for-1 (.000); 1998-99, 0-for-1 (.000); 1999-00, 0-for-0 (.000); 2000-01, 0-for-0 (.000). Totals: 0-for-2 (.000).